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righteous

(ˈrɑɪtʃəs)
mod. good; of good quality. (Originally black.) She is a righteous mama.

righteous collar

n. a justifiable arrest. (As opposed to a setup or a frame.) Spike was taken in, and the gang agreed it was a righteous collar. Mooshoo was caught red-handed.
See also: collar, righteous
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According to Jesus Christ, "Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he (God) will give you everything you need.
Elaborating on Iran's expectation of the Moscow talks, Boroujerdi stated, "Iran righteously expects that the sanctions imposed outside the (UN Security Council) resolutions come to a halt, illegal (UNSC) resolutions be annulled and its nuclear issue be returned to its normal track.
It's his perpetually bewildered yet righteously indignant persona - forever at odds with society and hemmed in by convention - that he wears so well.
Sayegh pointed that the issue is not that of authority but of our concept of the Republic and the state, explaining that "13 March anniversary will be a message to the other party (March 8) that Lebanon cannot be ruled by one color, and we will righteously fight military weapons.
It's like an angel crying through a strainer made out of a fit elf maiden's eyelashes, but, just as you think it's all getting a bit too flowery, Prince and The Revolution drop a tidy middle eight and your funk is righteously and cosmically sent to electric heaven.
She underscored that questioning of ministers is a constitutional tool but 'must be used righteously without lurking and waiting for ministers to commit mistakes or abuse this privilege.
So let us be as righteously angry overMargaret Panting and StevenHoskin as we are about Victoria Climbie or Baby P.
About equally influenced by Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin and Mariah Carey, Little has a seductive rasp that she can impressively turn off and on, fold into a sweet purr and pump up into righteously clear or emotion-choked shouts.
Highly informative and detailed unlike any other for its subject, Evaluation And Management Of Speech Breathing Disorders acts righteously as an invaluable expansive reference for an extensive introduction and indispensable understanding of management and proper assessment, as well as historical progressive sciences of speech language and hearing in breathing disorders.
How To Be A Perfect Stranger is very strongly recommended to all students of religion, those searching for a religion which may righteously favor their beliefs, or those merely seeking a greater understanding of societal religious perspectives.
More important, furious with the world for reasons both clear (her older brother was killed in Iraq) and clouded in the murk of adolescent rage, Kimberly decides to use her sexuality as an indiscriminate weapon to achieve the fame and fortune to which she feels righteously entitled.
They were joined by other righteously indignant Democrats in calling for Rove to apologize or resign.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews cut off Al Sharpton, righteously proclaiming, "This is a partisan act here," as if political conventions were ever anything else.
Steve Aylett's first book, originally published in Britain in 1994, embodies the point that laughter is many things, not the least of which is a shock-reaction to righteously deft wit: we laugh partly out of admiration for the degree of skill with which the humor is conveyed.
Even though the characters sometime resemble caricatures-Sheila, the homewrecking vixen who dresses in red, and sweet, nice-girl Tori who is righteously wronged-Prodigal Husband teaches that despite our human frailties, faith ultimately endures.